Man arrested in car bomb plot at Kan. Airport

Officials say a planned airport explosion has been thwarted in Kansas. The FBI says a Wichita airport worker was trying to drive what they thought was a car bomb into the crowded Kansas airport today.

News 12 Staff

Dec 14, 2013, 1:26 AM

Updated 3,836 days ago

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Officials say a planned airport explosion has been thwarted in Kansas.

The FBI says a Wichita airport worker was trying to drive what they thought was a car bomb into the crowded Kansas airport today.

Officials say Terry Lee Loewen, 58, wanted to wage war in the United States as a part of Jihad.

According to officials, the FBI was aware of the plot and the explosives were fake.

Loewen is charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction - and attempting to provide support to al-Qaida.



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